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Taunton St Mary Magdalene, Somerset

Historical Description

St Mary's Church was originally also a chapel of the priory, became parochial in 1308, is a splendid structure in Later English architecture, has been thoroughly restored, and has a noble pinnacled tower, rebuilt in 1861. The living is a vicarage; net value, £190 with residence. Population of St Mary Magdalen, 4913.

For a more detailed description see Taunton.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Taunton St. Mary Magdalene 1558-1728, Somerset is available to browse online.

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Taunton St. Mary Magdalene 1728-1812, Somerset is available to browse online.

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online: